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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jason1219, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. jason1219

    jason1219 New Egg

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    Been a member on here since 2013 since I was always interested in having my own chickens and now today finally got my 1st chicks. Went to the local feed store and picked out 4 baby hens, RI Red, barred Plymouth Rock, black sex link, and a golden comet all about a week to 2 weeks old. Very excited to watch these girls grow and supply my family with fresh eggs. I am open to any and all tips since I am new to this. Glad to be apart of the community and hope to hear from fellow chicken owners.
     
  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and a warm welcome to BYC - great to hear that you have finally got your chicks! Whilst you have been a member for a while, and i am sure you have done so in the past, the Learning Centre and your state thread are good sources of information to help you along the way. Reading is very different from experience, so if you need any help, don't hesitate the post - we like to help each other out.

    All the best
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    NIce to meet you Jason, glad you joined the BYC flock. Have you ever checked out your state thread? Just put the name in the search box and it will come up.
     
  4. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on finally getting your chicks!! I'm glad you joined us [​IMG]
     
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Congratulations on getting your chicks, you should get plenty of eggs once they are old enough to lay. If you have any questions feel free to ask. Also, the Search feature is very helpful finding information (upper left, under the logo).

    It's nice to have you here!
     
  6. jason1219

    jason1219 New Egg

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    Thanks everyone! I'll be sure to post any questions I have and check out my state thread. Really glad I can be apart of the community.
     
  7. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    You're welcome, have fun!
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft! Premium Member

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    There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around the run.
     
  10. jason1219

    jason1219 New Egg

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    Thanks for the warm welcome bantamfan4life and nickyknack glad I can be apart of this community I've only had my chicks for a little over 24hrs and I already love them, the kids and wife are also enjoying them.
     

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